Browse By Migrations Geography Timeline Source Materials Education Materials Search
Caribbean Migration
The History of Afro-Caribbean Migration to the United States
Winston James, Columbia University
Migration from the Spanish-speaking Caribbean
Jorge Duany, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
The History of Caribbean Migrations: The Case of the West Indies
from Caribbean Review, vol. 11, no. 1 (Winter 1982)
Dawn Marshall
An Account of the Late Intended Insurrection Among a Portion of the Blacks of this City
Printed by A. E. Miller (Charleston, S.C., 1822)
Denmark Vesey, An Official Report of the Trials of Sundry Negroes, Charged with an Attempt to Raise an Insurrection in the State of South-Carolina
James R. Schenck
(Charleston, 1822)
Afro-Cubans in Ybor City: A Centennial History
Susan D. Greenbaum
([Tampa: s.n.], 1986)
Chapter VI - "My Birth and Family"
from The Autobiography of W.E.B. DuBois
W.E.B. DuBois
International Publishers (New York, 1971)
Chapter III - "United States: Labor and Recruitment for the Panama Canal Project"
from The West Indian in Panama: Black Labor in Panama 1850-1914
Lancelot Lewis
University Press of America
Occupational Status of Black Immigrants Entering the United States, 1899-1931 (table)
Immigration Reports (1899-1931)
Literacy of Black Immigrants, 1899-1932 (table)
Immigration Reports (1899-1933)
Black Immigrants by Region of Last Residence, 1899-1932 (table)
Immigration Reports (1899-1932)
The Conception of Race in Studying West Indians in Panama
from Afro-Hispanic Review, vol. 5, nos. 1, 2, & 3 (January, May, and September 1986)
Carlos Brossard
Migration from the Hispanic Caribbean to the United States, 1900-2000 (table)
Jorge Duany
Bahamian Labor Migration to Florida in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
from International Migration Review, vol. 22, no.1 (Spring 1998)
Howard Johnson
Number of U.S. Residents Born in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean, 1870-2000 (table)
Jorge Duany
Migration, Remittances, and Development: A Study of Caribbean Cane Cutters in Florida
from International Migration Review, vol. 19, no. 2 (Summer 1985)
Charles H. Wood and Terry L. McCoy
Frank R. Crosswaith and the Negro Labor Committee
from Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, vol. 3, no. 2 (July 1979)
John C. Walter
Distribution of Immigrants’ Occupations on Entry into the United States, 1899-1910 and 1913-1914 by Percentages of Those With Occupations (table)

Chapter 2 - "The Call to Politics and a Change of Philosophy"
from The Harlem Fox: J. Raymond Jones and Tammany, 1920-1970
John C. Walter
State University of New York Press (Albany, N.Y., 1989)
The Rise of the West Indian Politician in New York
from Afro-Americans in New York Life and History, vol. 4, no. 1 (January 1980)
Calvin Holder
The Migrations of Arturo Schomburg: On Being Antillano, Negro, and Puerto Rican in New York 1891-1938
from Journal of American Ethnic History, vol. 21, no. 1 (November 2001)
Jesse Hoffnung-Garskof
Making Ends Meet: West Indian Economic Adjustment in New York City, 1900-1952
from Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora, vol. 1, no. 1 (Winter/Spring 1998)
Calvin Holder
Blood Relations: Caribbean Immigrants and the Harlem Community, 1900-1930
Irma Watkins-Owens
Indiana University Press (Bloomington, 1996)
Chapter IX - "Back in Harlem"
from A Long Way from Home
Claude McKay
Harcourt, Brace & World (New York, 1970)
The Politics of Income and Education Differences Between Blacks and West Indians
from The Journal of Ethnic Studies, vol. 13, no. 3 (Fall 1985)
J. Owens Smith
Historical Functions of Caribbean-American Benevolent/Progressive Associations
from Afro-Americans in New York Life and History (July 1988)
Bert J. Thomas
Peasants in Reserve: Temporary West Indian Labor in the U.S. Farm Labor Market
from International Migration Review, vol. 20, no. 4 (Fall 1986)
David Griffith
Recent Migration from West Africa and the West Indies to the United Kingdom
from Population Studies, vol. 7, no. 1 (July 1953)
Michael Banton
Chapter 10 - "The Mighty Gabby"
from Double Passage: The Lives of Caribbean Migrants Abroad and Back Home
George Gmelch
University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, 1992)
Chapter IV - "Migration Processes"
from Salt-water Trinnies: Afro-Trinidadian Immigrant Networks and Non-assimilation in Los Angeles
Christine G. T. Ho
AMS Press (New York, 1991)
Basic Demographic Characteristics of the Hispanic Caribbean Population in the United States, 2000 (table)
Jorge Duany
Federal Surveillance of Marcus Garvey and the UNIA
from The Journal of Ethhic Studies, vol. 14, no. 4 (Winter 1987)
Emory J. Tolbert
Black Immigrants and Political Radicalism in the Harlem Renaissence
from The Western Journal of Black Studies, vol. 1, no. 2 (1977)
John Walter
Chapter 4 - "The Caribbean and the United States: Patterns of Race, Color, and Class"
from Holding Aloft the Banner of Ethiopia: Caribbean Radicalism in Early Twentieth-Century America
Winston James
Verso (New York, 1998)
Chapter 3 - "Settlement"
from Pilgrims from the Sun: West Indian Migration to America
Ransford Palmer
Twayne Publishers
"Interview of Gwendolyn Knight"
from African American Frontiers: Slave Narratives and Oral Histories
Alan B. Govenar
ABC-CLIO (Santa Barbara, CA, 2000)
Caribbean New York: Black Immigrants and the Politics of Race
Philip Kasinitz
Cornell University Press (Ithaca, NY, 1992)
Top Five States for Hispanic Caribbean Residents in the United States, 2000 (table)
Jorge Duany
Top Five Metropolitan Areas for Hispanic Caribbean Residents in the United States, 2000 (table)
Jorge Duany
"Migration and West Indian Racial and Ethnic Consciousness"
from Caribbean Life in New York City: Sociological Dimensions
Constance Sutton and Elsa Chaney, eds.
Center for Migration Studies (New York, 1987)
"All in the Same Boat?"
from Caribbean Life in New York City:Sociological Dimensions
Nina Glick-Schiller et al.
Center for Migration Studies
Caribbean Immigrants: A Black Success Story?
from International Migration Review, vol. xxv, no. 2
Suzanne Model
New York Public Library - Digital Library Program (New York, 2005)
The Madness of Marcus Garvey
from The Messenger, March 1923
Robert W. Bagnall
In Search of a Better Life
Aubrey W. Bonnett
Prager (New York, 1990)
Establishing New Lives: Selected Readings on Caribbean Immigrants in New York City
Monica Gordon
Caribbean Research Center, Medgar Evers College, CUNY (New York, 1989)
New Life for a Caribbean Grassroots Approach to Savings
from Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora (Summer 1998)
Eda Hastick
The Socioeconomic Assimilation of Caribbean American Blacks
from Social Forces, March 1996, 74(3):911-930
Matthijs Kalmijn
West Indian Identity in the Diaspora: Comparative and Historical Perspectives
from Latin American Perspectives, Issue 100, vol. 25, no.3 (May 1998)
Nancy Foner
Chapter 14 - "Down the Way Where the Nights are Gay: Caribbean Immigration and Bridging of Cultures"
from Urban Odyssey: A Multicultural History of Washington D.C.
Keith Q. Warner (Francine Curro Carry, ed.)
Smithsonian Institution Press
"Overseas Caribbean Carnivals: The Art and Politics of a Transnational Celebration"
from Plantation Society in the Americas
Frank E. Manning
Globalization and Diaspora-ization of Caribbean People and Popular Culture
from Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diaspora
Christine Ho
Occupational Distribution of Hispanic Caribbean Workers in the United States, 2000 (in Percentages) (table)
Jorge Duany
Industrial Distribution of Hispanic Caribbean Workers in the United States, 1997-2000 (in Percentages) (table)
Jorge Duany
Basic Socioeconomic Indicators of the Hispanic Caribbean Population in the United States, 1998-2000 (table)
Jorge Duany
Migrant Remittances to the Hispanic Caribbean, 1970-2000 (in Millions of US$) (table)
Jorge Duany
Home About Glossary The New York Public Library
Privacy Policy | Rules & Regulations | Using the Internet | Website Terms & Conditions

© The New York Public Library, 2005.